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Trigger (2010)

Not Rated | | Drama | 30 April 2011 (USA)
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Ten years after ending their partnership as rock musicians, two women become re-acquainted in the course of one night.

Director:

Bruce McDonald

Writer:

Daniel MacIvor
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tracy Wright ... Vic
Molly Parker ... Kat
Daniel MacIvor ... Host
Bob Martin ... Waiter #2
Melinda Shankar ... Rocker Chick #1
Aislinn Paul ... Rocker Chick #3
Mallary Davenport Mallary Davenport ... Crazy Girl
Sarah Polley ... Hillary
Lenore Zann ... Beebee
Adam Barrett Adam Barrett ... Honey
Greg Calderone ... Waiter #1
Don McKellar ... Brian
Marline Yan Marline Yan ... Rocker Chick #2
Samantha Munro ... Rocker Chick
Callum Keith Rennie ... Billy
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Trigger is the story of two rock n' roll women who once shared a friendship, a band and a whole lot of chaos. Now a dozen years later they meet again, and over the course of one evening rediscover friendship, remember rock n'roll and reignite chaos. Written by Anonymous

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What Happens When The Music's Over?

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 April 2011 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Dolby

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Color
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Executive producers Callum Keith Rennie and Hugh Dillon were supposed to play the lead roles when this was initially envisioned as a sequel to Hard Core Logo (1996). The script was later rewritten as a reunion for two women musicians. See more »

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Vic: This is love: I secretly believe that I'm unlovable, and then I meet you. You tell me that you love me. I love you because you love me, but that has nothing to do with you; it's about you loving me. I only love you because I imagine myself unlovable, and you, against all odds, love me. And then, and some point, you do something that makes me think that you don't love me, which I'm more ready to believe than you loving me because I'm unlovable, so I stop loving you; I only love you because you ...
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Follows Highway 61 (1991) See more »

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15 October 2016 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

Vic (Tracy Wright) and Kat (Molly Parker) are childhood friends and former rock duo Trigger. Vic is a recovering drug addict and trying to live a stable life in Toronto. There is a benefit tribute titled Women in Rock and the duo is being celebrated. Vic is leery of Kat's wavering sobriety and selling out in L.A. as Kat returns to attend the tribute. They reconnect after breaking up some ten years earlier.

It's a talkative movie with Wright and Parker. There is a constant waiting for a reveal of what happened to their relationship. It doesn't necessarily satisfy in that sense but there is a surprise reveal. There are some solid relationship moments. It does lack something bigger or more dramatic. In the end, it's a shorter film that has a lot talk but some of it does go in circles.


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